EUC CJK encoding

This table shows current browser support for EUC encodings used for Chinese, Japanese and Korean character sets. These are non-modal 8-bit encodings using mechanisms defined in ISO-2022.

Also included are extensions, some of which are substantial.

EncodingMIME charsetBrowser Support
IESafFFOp

EUC-CN

EUC-CN
x-euc-cn
gb2312*
chinese*
CN-GB
csGB2312*
csGB231280
GB_2312-80*
csISO58GB231280*
iso-ir-58*
GBK
CP936
windows-936
GB18030*€***
x-mac-chinesesimp÷÷M÷

*) Only these give access to GB18030-2000.
€) Euro symbol at 0x80 not available.
÷) Excludes GBK and Windows-936 extensions.
M) Only this gives access to MacOS-S extensions.

EUC-CN(0) ASCII
(1) GB2312-80
ExtensionsGBK
Windows-936
MacOS-S
GB18030-2000

EUC-TW

EUC-TW
X-EUC-TW
x-Chinese-CNS
EUC-TW(0) ASCII
(1) CNS 11643-1992 Plane 1
(2) CNS 11643-1992 Plane 1
(2) CNS 11643-1992 Plane 2
(2) CNS 11643-1992 Plane 14
(2) CNS 11643-1992 Plane 15
(2) CNS 11643-1992 Plane 3
(2) CNS 11643-1992 Plane 4
(2) CNS 11643-1992 Plane 5
(2) CNS 11643-1992 Plane 6
(2) CNS 11643-1992 Plane 7
DEC HanyuCNS 11643-1992 Plane 2
CNS 11643-1992 Plane 3
CNS 11643-1992 Plane 4

EUC-JP

EUC-JP
Extended_UNIX_Code_Packed_Format_for_Japanese
csEUCPkdFmtJapanese
X-EUC-JP
x-euc
EUC-JP(0) ASCII¥¥
(1) JIS X 0208-1990/1997
(2) Half-width katakana
(3) JIS X 0212-1990
ExtensionsNEC
IBM÷÷÷÷

¥) Yen symbol instead of backslash. \ also gives Yen.
÷÷) Only the couple of characters inserted into JIS X 0208-1990/1997, not the large number inserted into JIS X 0212-1990.
÷) Not the characters mapped to user-defined code points.

EUC-KR

EUC-KR
csEUCKR
KS_C_5601-1987
iso-ir-149
KS_C_5601-1989
KSC5601
KSC_5601
ks_c_5601
korean
csKSC56011987
windows-949
x-mac-korean÷M

÷) No additions or extensions.
M) Only this gives access to HangulTalk extensions.

EUC-KRASCII
KS X 1001:1992
1998 additions
2002 addition???
Supplementary Hangul (8-byte encoding)
ExtensionsSupplementary Hangul (Microsoft UHC encoding)
HangulTalk (Mac)

†) ASCII/KS-Roman hybrid with won/tilde as opposed to backslash/tilde or won/overline. Furthermore, in IE, \ incorrectly gives won instead of backslash.
?) Not tested (no font with this character installed).

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